“Tiger” sighting reported on Ma On Shan Country Trail

On March 6, a couple hiking up the Ma On Shan Country Trail reported a sighting of a yellow-spotted animal that resembled a tiger.  They described the animal as being yellow and about 3 feet...

Carnivorous fish in Hong Kong waters

There had been reports of fishermen catching a hybrid breed of an adult grouper, known as Sabah grouper, around open waters in Sai Kung. Live Sabah grouper should only be found in wet markets,...

Wellcome closed in Sai Kung

Wellcome Supermarket along Chan Man Street (next to McDonald's) closed on February 25. The supermarket was known to be the biggest and cheapest supermarket in the area, with many local residents relying on this...

New history podcast by Sai Kung father and son duo

Sai Kung father and son, Paul and 8 year old James Letters, have started a new weekly history podcast, Dad and ME Love History. The podcast will cover a range of history topics “in a fun style,...

Petition to make Sai Kung plastic free

Plastic-Free HK has started a petition to make Sai Kung Hong Kong’s first plastic straw-free town. Initiated by Sai Kung residents Lisa Odell and Lindsay Robertson, they aim to collect 5,000 signatures by May...

HKUST Spring Garage Sale & Market Opens Vendor Applications

Vendors can a stall at the garage sale for $100-220 The sale takes place March 10 and 17 from 9:00am-2:30pm All profits made from selling table spaces to go to charity The bi-annual HKUST...

Sai Kung Singers seeks new singers

Community choir is looking for new singers of all ages and abilities Rehearsals are every Tuesday 8:00pm to 10:00pm at The Hive, walk-ins welcome Sai Kung Singers, a community choir started in 2014, is...

Sai Kung squeezes small businesses

Are rents too high for small businesses in Sai Kung?  Local residents were left shocked and confused at the sudden closure of The Diner in Sai Kung after it spent just five months in business....

New minibus proposed for East Dam High Island Reservoir

Transportation Department propose minibus from Pak Tam Chung to East Dam Runs every Sunday and public holiday, 3-6pm Full-fare costs $11.30 The Transportation Department submitted a proposal for a new green minibus running...

Two men arrested in Clearwater Bay for cannabis cultivation

On December 26, two Vietnamese men were arrested in Clearwater Bay for illegal plantation, production and packaging of $21.5 million worth of cannabis. The three-storey house is located at Ngan Ying Road, near Shaw Studio...

Italiano’s closes

A long time Sai Kung staple, Italiano’s Restaurant & Bar is closing on December 31 after 17 years and one month of operation. This decision came from the rental contract expiring and the owner...

The Conservatory Bans Plastic Straws

Popular restaurant, The Conservatory in Sai Kung square has recently made the switch from plastic to paper straws. Owners Kim and Rob Cooper said the switch was influenced by friend and industry colleague, Garry...

Save Sai Kung Stray Friends

Calling for animal lovers to help out! Sai Kung Stray Friends have 110 dogs in their kennels awaiting adoption or fostering.The group of volunteers have been working tirelessly month after month order to keep...

A closer look into illegal racing in Sai Kung

We take a closer look at the recurring problem of illegal racing in Sai Kung. It’s 3 am and residents are abruptly woken by the revving of car engines. For those living close to the...

Dead dolphin found stranded in Hong Kong Global Geopark

A male dolphin corpse was found stranded on the shore of Wang Chau island on December 10. The body was severely putrefied upon discovery. After an initial investigation carried out by the Ocean Park...

Carol and Carol tackle Sai Kung’s recycling problem

Fed up with the problem of overflowing recycling bins, Sai Kung residents Carol Biddel and Carol Ho have taken it upon themselves to start Sai Kung Recycling Day. The aim of the monthly recycling...

Another great year for Sai Kung Pink Ladies

Sai Kung Pink Ladies have outdone themselves again. Last month, their Pink Chic fundraiser lunch raised $62,000 for the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation. The event included a raffle and an auction for a...

HKUST students develop app to pair helpers and employers

Two students from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have developed a mobile app that pairs domestic helpers in the city with employers. Mamahelper was initiated last year by postgraduate students and classmates...

Destiny Church launches in Sai Kung

Destiny Church has just launched its first Sai Kung campus on November 5 at The Hive. Founded in Glasgow over 20 years ago, a number of Destiny churches have since been established around Scotland and...

Sai Kung residents decide to bare it all for charity

Most conversations down at the pub tend to be forgotten after a few drinks and a night of sleep, but a group of Sai Kung men stayed true to their words. Together with the...

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What’s on in December

UNTIL DEC 2 #GetRedressed Charity Pop-Up Shop Hong Kong-based environmental charity, Redress invites you to snap up preloved bargains at their charity pop-up shop. Includes ‘like-new’...

Readers’ Choice Awards 2018: the results

You voted and we counted, it's time to reveal the best of Sai Kung! Best restaurant: The Conservatory Best new restaurant: Momentai Best seafood restaurant: Chun...